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Address: Main Road, Pythagorion 83102, Greece

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We went on a blisteringly hot day and there is no shade. There are lots of boards with explanations around the site, so as such it is one of the better sites we have visited in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful and peaceful place to visit! It's not a very populated tourist stop, but it should be!! You can take your time, you don't feel feel rushed and you can get some awesome pictures! They have a wonderful little coffee shop that you can have a frappe and a snack while enjoying a beautiful view and take a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We went on a blisteringly hot day and there is no shade. There are lots of boards with explanations around the site, so as such it is one of the better sites we have visited in Greece. There is a café which is shaded!

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Holiday, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Do not expect to see much because most of what is visible are knee-high foundations of architectural remains, although admittedly well described and accompanied by illustrations. Nevertheless, the most prominent features of this site are the single, still standing column of the Temple of Hera and the replica of the base and statues sculpted by Geneleos along the sacred way.... More 

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UKNW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is another fantastic place to visit on this magical island. You can feel the history as you walk around and absorb the remains of the sculptures and buildings.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The temple of Hera is a very interesting archaeological site with lots of ancient ruins on top of each other. However. The site is very neglected and is overgrown with vegetation so it's very difficult to properly observe the ruins

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I'd definitely recommend getting to this site if you like to visit archaeological places. Easy to walk around and try to envisage what it must've been like, a bit like Ostia Antica (near Rome) if you've ever been there. Very exposed in the summer heat though so take water and cover up - it's scorching!

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

This is a very big archaeological site just outside the present day village of Ireon. Just one column stands to represent the remains of the Temple of Hera but the size of the foundations that can be traced along the ground gives you the best feeling of just how immense this temple would have been. A guide book is handy... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you are a little interested in history, join the excursion and learn more! It is very visiual and you will feel the relations with your ancestors!

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Althought there are better temples in the world you should definitely pay a visit to this place. You should walk along the sacred way and see around. There is a fee for the entrance and ask for written small guidebook. Hesitate to go there when the season is very hot since it is an opened area.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Part of the guided tour by Thomson. Guide was very good but really not enough time there. All in all well worth visiting.

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